- Have you reached a dead end in your current career? Do you want tobuild a wider variety of skills? Or do you simply feel like finding anew challenge? Whatever your reasons, Change careers successfully will help you do just that. To help you look before you leap, this book includes advice on: Working out whether you're in the right job Understanding the portfolio career Researching the job market Looking for a new challenge Working with professional search organisations Making a lateral move (such as a secondment) Considering taking a career breakAlso included are: a self-assessment quiz; step-by-step guidance andaction points; top tips; common mistakes and advice on how to avoidthem; summaries of key points; and lists of further resources.